Breast Uptake of Ga-68 DOTA-TATE in a Nursing Woman with Net Diagnosis

  • Sabire Yılmaz Aksoy Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ankara Ataturk Research and Training Hospital
  • Betül Vatankulu
  • Elife Akgün
  • Metin Halac
  • Levent Kabasakal
  • Kerim Sönmezoğlu
Keywords: Ga-68, DOTA-TATE, PET/CT, lactation

Abstract

 Neuroendocrine tumors are heterogenous group of tumors that expresses somatostatin receptors on their cell surfaces. PET/CT with Ga-68 labeled somatostatin analogues has been used as an important imaging modality in the NETs. It’s important to know normal biodistribution of radiotracer to avoid misinterpretation. We report physiologic breast uptake of Ga-68 in a nursing patient.

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Published
2016-06-23